The Exchequer offices were in the palace of Westminster, on the eastern side of New Palace Yard. Pepys worked here in the early years of the diary.
The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:
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The British governmental department charged with the collection and management of the national revenue.
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On display in the foyer of the National Audit Office in Buckingham Palace Road is a Memo written by Pepys during his time at the Exchequer. Also an original checkered accounting cloth, a variant of the abacus which is where the expression "Exchequer" originated.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.